is that Teharissa must be purified." Eillea knew this, but she sighed anyway. Her half-cousin was in for a long ordeal, and it might try her patience. Still, Eillea was there to help diffuse both angst and irritation. Looking directly at the young bride she asked simply, "Do you wish to appoint a female to stand by thee and do thy bidding?" Such a one would be analogous to the Maid of Honor in the mundane world.
"Yes Eillea, I have such a person in mind. I was thinking of you!" At that announcement she saw Eillea cringe slightly. "However," she went on to say, "I know that you are very busy and as such I cannot choose you. Therefore, Eillea I choose my 'Mellonamin hin'coiasira' Z'Beryl (childhood friend - literally - friend of my child time) I would have her stand by my side.
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